WSIU to Air Multiple Saluki Basketball Games

Jan 2, 2013

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Contact: Monica Tichenor, Promotions Coordinator, (618) 453-6160,

WSIU-TV to Broadcast Multiple SIU Men's Basketball Games

Carbondale Ill. -- WSIU Public Broadcasting, a public media arm of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, is proud to present live coverage of multiple SIU Men's Basketball games for the 2012-13 season, beginning with tonight's 7pm game vs. the Bradley Braves, on WSIU-TV 8.1 and WUSI-TV 16.1.

All games will repeat the same day on WSIU's WORLD channels, WSIU-TV 8.2 and WUSI-TV 16.2. Games airing live at 7pm on WSIU's primary channels will repeat at 10pm on WSIU WORLD; all afternoon games will repeat at 7pm on WSIU WORLD.

Confirmed games scheduled to air on WSIU-TV include:

* January 2, 7pm – SIU vs. Bradley (home game)

* January 9, 7pm – SIU at Wichita State

* January 15, 7pm – SIU at Bradley

* January 23, 7pm – SIU at Northern Iowa

* February 2, 4pm – SIU at Illinois State

* February 9, 12pm – SIU at Indiana State

* February 19, 7pm – SIU at Creighton

Tentatively scheduled games include the March 2, 7pm game at Drake. Updates will be posted to WSIU's Live Saluki Sports web page at, or follow game updates on

Live Saluki Basketball on WSIU Public Television is sponsored regionally by Arnold's Market in Carbondale, Dr. Michael B. Clay DMD of SI Dentistry in Murphysboro, Cook Portable Warehouses, Mercedes-Benz of Marion, Office of the Chancellor at SIU Carbondale, SIU Alumni Association, the SIU Credit Union, the SIU Foundation, and Wright Do-It Centers in Murphysboro and Sparta.

About WSIU

WSIU Public Broadcasting is licensed to the Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University and is an integral part of the College of Mass Communication & Media Arts on the Carbondale campus. The WSIU stations reach more than three million people across five states and beyond through three digital public television channels, three public radio stations, a radio information service, a website, and an education and community outreach department.

WSIU's mission is to improve the quality of life of the people they serve. The WSIU stations partner with other community organizations to promote positive change and to support the academic and public service missions of Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Learn more and get the latest station news online at and on WSIU's Facebook and Twitter pages.

WSIU's programs and services are partially funded by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

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